HSMO Rescues 62 Dogs Through National Mill Dog Rescue

April 16, 2024
The Humane Society of Missouri is receiving 62 dogs from the National Mill Dog Rescue. Rescued breeds include pugs, standard poodles, miniature poodles, great danes, border collies, shih tzus and...

Volunteer Spotlight: Nancy Sebelski

March 27, 2024
The year was 2003, and Nancy Sebelski had just walked in the door at her local rec center. She happened to glance at a bulletin board that had community announcements...

April Is Heartworm Awareness Month!

March 21, 2024
April showers bring May flowers, but warmer weather also brings an increase in mosquito activity, which means a greater risk of the spread of heartworm disease. According to the American...

Spring Forward with Our Furry Friends: Navigating Daylight Saving Time Together

March 7, 2024
March 10, 2024 marks the day we “spring forward” by setting our clocks forward one hour. Also known as daylight saving time (DST), while we might lose a precious hour...

Volunteer Spotlight: Mary & Steve Wildt

March 5, 2024
Mary Wildt started volunteering at the Humane Society of Missouri’s Maryland Heights shelter in 2003 after some encouragement from a coworker. Her husband, Steve, listened to Mary’s stories about the...

Stone County Emergency Rescue Update

February 1, 2024
On Jan. 19, our Animal Cruelty Task Force (ACT) conducted an emergency rescue in Stone County, Mo.  Reports of starving, unsheltered dogs and other deceased animals prompted swift action by...

HSMO’s Animal Cruelty Task Force Rescues 55 Dogs in Stone County

January 20, 2024
On Friday, Jan. 19, the Humane Society of Missouri’s (HSMO) Animal Cruelty Task Force (ACT) rescued 55 dogs, mostly large-breed mixes, from a property in Stone County, Missouri. The rescued...

Rescue Update | 97 Rescued Labs Receiving Care, Some Adopted!

January 18, 2024
On the morning of Jan. 9, our Animal Cruelty Task Force (ACT) conducted a rescue of 97 Labrador retrievers from the facility of an unlicensed breeder in Phelps County, Missouri....

Cold Weather Safety Tips for Pets

January 12, 2024
This weekend brings with it an arctic blast of frigid temperatures. Many think their pet’s fur will keep them warm while they’re outside. But remember – if it’s too cold...
Labrador Retrievers rescued from Phelps County January 2024

97 Labrador Retrievers Rescued from One of the Nation’s Most Notorious Breeders

January 9, 2024
On the morning of January 9, 2024, our Animal Cruelty Task Force (ACT) – one of the nation’s largest animal-rescue and disaster-response teams – conducted a rescue of 97 Labrador...